The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was $2.58 in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area on Saturday, which is the same as this day last week and 12 cents more than the price per gallon at this same time last year, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. Read more
Three Copperas Cove Independent School District students and Pride of Cove Band members were injured Friday morning in an accident that occurred just west of Cove, according to a statement from Sgt. David Roberts with the Texas Department of Public Safety received Saturday morning. Read more
Around 8 a.m. Saturday, Metroplex Hospital experienced a power outage caused by a lightning strike, according to a press release. Read more
About 540 people gathered in the ballroom of the Killeen Civic and Conference Center on Thursday for the 85th annual Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce banquet. Read more
FORT HOOD — The family of a soldier killed in 1975 finally received recognition as a Gold Star Family, during the annual 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command memorial rededication ceremony at Hildner Field on Friday. Read more
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Houston-based public accounting firm McConnell & Jones publicly presented the conclusions of its management audit Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, and with it, a 173-page report detailing problems and recommendations within city finances.
Better pay for Killeen’s employees. That was the intent was behind salary hikes in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, based on a consultant’s study that showed public safety employees, such as police and firefighters, were paid below market, and that 70 percent of overall city employees weren’t ade… Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters. Read more
Great Escape of Central Texas won the 2018 Small Business of the Year Award on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, during the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce 85th annual Membership Banquet at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.